Category Archives: Exercise

Tips and encouragement to engage in consistent physical activity for muscle tone, bone growth and fat-burning.

Getting Back on Track with Your Diet and Fitness, the Scarlett O’Hara way.

I started this blog with the intent of helping others with their weight loss and fitness goals, and of course with a special emphasis on those who work for a living, have family responsibilities who wanted to become fitter and … Continue reading

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Weight Maintenance Tips During the Holidays

When it comes to the holidays, I think there is a potential for us all to have a love/hate affair with them. We love them, because of all the wonderful food associated with the holidays, but face it, so many … Continue reading

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100 Years Old and She Still Exercises!

Whenever I see young children exercising, it makes me feel good because I started being active when I was young also and this has served me well in my adult life. When my generation was growing up, we were naturally … Continue reading

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Love Your Workout

You know when you are in the dating world, it’s not all a bed of roses. It’s work. You meet this person and that person, trying to determine who is the best for you and if they fit in with … Continue reading

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Arm Fat: How to Get Rid of It

I would like to thank one of the commentators on the blog for inspiring this post. ┬áThe writer had mentioned arm fat, a topic that is near and dear to my heart. Until now, there has not been a time … Continue reading

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A New Workout Plan

Dear Friends, I apologize for not being on this blog lately. In the past 3 months, I have started a new job, which has turned out to be the best job I’ve ever had and because it is 30 miles … Continue reading

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Weight Loss: Are You Taking the Right Approach?

There is an old saying that, “The road to hell is paved with good intentions”. You can rephrase that a little more graciously to read, “The path to failure is paved with good intentions.” Either way, the meaning is the … Continue reading

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6 Steps to Becoming Healthy in the Mid-Years

The more reading and studying I am doing about the nutritional and physical requirements for older women, the more exacting I realize that we must be as we make our nutritional choices. Healthy food choices and exercise are no longer … Continue reading

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How I Am Fighting Osteoarthritis and Making Progress

As you may have read in previous posts, the diagnosis of osteoarthritis in my right knee a couple of months ago, had not only all but stopped my cardio, but ordinary walking had become both difficult and painful. Since this … Continue reading

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Mystery Weight Gains

This past week has not been a stellar exercise week for me. My cardio is becoming more limited and I missed one of my workouts this week. I’ve been up later and have been eating just a tad more than … Continue reading

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